Great Smoky Mtns. National Park Travel Guide
Plan Your Great Smoky Mtns. National Park Vacation
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the great wild areas of the eastern United States and the most visited national park in the United States. From a roadside lookout or from a clearing in a trail, in every visible direction you can see the mountains march toward a vast horizon of wilderness.
The only accommodations actually in the park, besides camping, are at LeConte Lodge. Outside the park, you have a gargantuan... read more
The closest thing to fine dining you can find in the park is a hot dog at the snack bar in Cades Cove or a Coke from a... read more
Things To Do in Great Smoky Mtns. National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Witness the wilderness: This is one of the last remaining big chunks of wilderness in the East. Get away from civilization in more... Read more
Black bear attacks in the Great Smokies or elsewhere in the mountains are extremely rare, but they do happen occasionally. The latest... Read more
If you have one day and are entering the park from the Tennessee side, start early, pack a picnic lunch, and drive to the Sugarlands... Read more
If you only have a day to visit the Smokies and are coming from the North Carolina side, start early, pack a picnic lunch, and drive to... Read more
Other than a small convenience store at Cades Cove campground, there is no place to buy picnic supplies and groceries in the park.... Read more
Asheville native Wayne Caldwell's 2007 novel, Cataloochee, and 2010 sequel, Requiem by Fire, tell the story of three... Read more
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